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Desfontainia spinosa

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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A dense bushy shrub with spiny holly like dark green leaves. Tubular red flowers with yellow tips. Height 2m. Spread 2m. Prefers light shade.

Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£10.50

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Description

Desfontainia spinosa. This dense, bushy shrub usually grows up to 2m tall, but sometimes reaches twice this height and spreads widely. The glossy dark green leaves are holly-like. The flowers are yellow- orange- red with pale tips and appear from mid summer to mid autumn.

Interest and use

Specimen. Summer interest.

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Desfontainia spinosa | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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